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Epic, thought-provoking, post apocalyptic adventure. When Kiya, a young mother and healer, is kidnapped to fulfil an ancient prophecy, Abe must choose between his friends and mankind’s immortal souls. Two very different, isolated cultures clash and Kiya is raped and taken north across the High Atlas Mountains to a brutal, pagan High Priest intent on war at any cost. Raphel, Kiya’s storyteller husband, must leave his baby daughter and set out on a thousand-mile journey to rescue Kiya with only hope and a headful of stories to aid him. They look to Abe for help, but he is is torn by his secret agendum decreed by a long-dead pope, and it is Raphel who has to find the courage to uncover an uncomfortable truth about the prophecy upon which the High Priest pins his hopes. Raphel and Kiya find help where they least expect it, but who can they trust – friend or foe? A tale of hope, courage, and faith against greed, brutality, and evil. Fascinating afterword for those interested in the science behind the story.

Five Stars from Sharon Brownlie – An Epic Read!

Where Hope Dares is an epic book that delves into the lives of the characters, their cultures and the lands they come from. Abe and Kiya are central and indispensable to the story as it unfolds. Secondary characters, like Raphel and Alaric are well drawn, believable, some likable and some brutish. I rooted for Kiya throughout the story.

As I read I tried to visualise how the novel would end, needless to say my prediction was wrong but the author brought this fabulous story to a great conclusion. Rebecca Bryn doesn’t just tell a tale, with Where Hope Dares she makes the reader a part of it. This has to be said of the proverbs used in a clever fashion to bring out the best in the chapters they pertained to, they were also thought provoking.

Kiya is forced to take a journey, not just physically but emotionally and spiritually, the author leads you tentatively along the same path as her. I don’t like overly descriptive novels and I surmised that I may find it in this book because of the journey they had to undertake. Again I was wrong. Bryn is descriptive but not overly, she is concise and imaginative. I immersed myself in it.

I found the ‘Meet the Characters’ unnecessary, for me that is. It was my choice to ignore this as I wanted to meet the characters as I read. I wanted to ‘know’ them naturally by letting the author introduce them to me, again she didn’t disappoint.

The Afterword by Philip Stephen Knight BSc was an added bonus for me. It is interesting and delves into climatic changes and geographic details of the journey and lands inhabited before and after Abe.

I read Where Hope Dares with Kindle Unlimited, but this is one epic read to keep on your ereader or better still, on your bookshelf.

Print copy coming soon!

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Lizzie, daughter of a wealthy Scottish laird, inherits Margaret Tudor’s secret diary. A decoded message reads “I direct and beseech my heirs to find love where they may”. Lizzie falls in love with Michael, a poor aspiring actor whom she helps become a superstar. Lizzie passes the diary to their daughter, Lisette, who is influenced by Queen Margaret’s manipulative, vengeful, granddaughter, sparking dangerous passions and betrayals. Can Lizzie outwit the paparazzi or will the scandal of adultery and incest end in tragedy for them all?  Click the cover to collect your copy from Amazon.

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A young poacher is found guilty of killing Lord Northampton’s gamekeeper and is transported to Van Diemen’s Land for life, leaving behind the common-law wife he loves. Pregnant and penniless, she faces the appalling lack of rights for women in Victorian England and is forced to make hard choices. While he suffers the deprivations of a brutal life in chains, she is determined her child will know its father; she embarks on a dangerous endeavour to follow her lover across the globe. Will the cost of her actions prove too high, for her and for all those she loves? (Inspired by family history and real events.)   Click the cover to collect your copy from Amazon.

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Broadway singer and actress, Lisette Marsh, flees to Paris and joins her father, The Diamond Superstar, for a European concert tour. Michael discovers she is being blackmailed into perverted sex with threats to reveal that she had his baby eighteen years before. He gambles his career, his marriage, and his liberty, to discredit the paparazzi-fuelled scandal.

Their lovechild, Harriet, discovers the truth about her about her parentage and vanishes. The man behind the blackmail sends ransom demands, so did Harriet leave her London home of her own freewill or was she kidnapped? “$6,000,000 or you get her body, darling.” Can Michael’s audacious plan to defeat the blackmailer work, or must Lisette return to the man she fears to save the whole family from imprisonment and financial ruin?  Click the cover to read the Amazon reviews and grab your reduced copy.

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Continuing the story of Jem and Ella. Jem, a young poacher is transported to Van Diemen’s Land, for life, for killing one of Lord Northampton’s gamekeepers, leaving behind, Ella, the girl he loves. As Jem and his cousins plan a mutiny aboard the convict ship, HMS Tortoise, in an attempt to return home to his lover, Ella is using the only currency she has, her body, to earn the fare to follow him across the globe. The mutiny fails, and Jem faces a life in exile, but his determination to escape is not quelled. Will he escape and find his way home, or will he be forced to accept his fate and learn to love again? Can Ella raise the money to escape her loveless marriage, or will her new midsummer baby tie her to England forever? Is their love not meant to be?  Click the cover to read the Amazon reviews and grab your reduced copy.

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Spectral State

Spectral State – Click the cover to preorder.

Hano is a gameaholic. He works when he must, to live, and plays… and plays. Tempted by money, he takes part in an online “game” that involves mind jumps. He proves incredibly good at it, so Aj’dina is sent to recruit him. A natural loner, attractive Aj’dina reminds him of his long-unsatisfied sexual need, and he takes the job. A rebel, not ex-military like the rest, he comes close to dismissal, refusing promotion and lying to continue to work with Aj’dina. His feelings for her become a love he finds impossible to express verbally, but a deeper cause of unhappiness is his outraged sense of justice that targets a corrupt US senator who is, apparently, above the law.

Based on the psychology of such as Spock and Huxley, Spectral State takes “one giant step for mankind” from the Enigma codebreakers of the 1940s to the, at present, impossible intermeshing of advanced technology and the human brain, and Senan Gil Senan does it so well, with rounded, developed, multiracial, characters, that it’s easy to believe in the visionaries and their incursion of the dreams and memories of others, and their ability to vision jump physically but invisibly into enemy territory.

The arch enemies of the United States include Russia, China, and Iran, but the most dangerous of all lie at the heart of the American government, where money is the bottom line, and one defence department is set against another by the need for funding, and they are prepared to kill.

Two Face the World: Marry in Haste… Press Release

Author’s new book receives a warm literary welcome.

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Romance – Suspense book “Two Face the World” by Sarah Stuart, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KV1J62S.

Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

“Reviewed By Divine Zape for Readers’ Favorite
Two Face the World: Marry in Haste… by Sarah Stuart is a suspenseful romance with strong psychological hints, a second entry in a gripping romance series. I first read Three Against the World and was literally hypnotized by the author’s exploration of the emotional depth of the characters, but in this new novel, she takes the stakes higher. Richard and Maria are a new couple and while they have every reason to be happy, both are haunted by their past, both caught in a powerful, disturbing dilemma — face the truth of their past and risk their marriage or keep their secrets from each other and live in constant fear. But when their lives and property are attacked, they make the decision to uncover the person behind the attacks.

Sarah Stuart spins a tale that will resonate with readers. The characters are genuinely flawed and their humanity is deftly handled. The author has the gift of infusing the narrative with realism, making readers feel as though they are confronted with a story that unfolds before their gaze. The narrative starts with a powerful premise and deals with a problem that readers encounter in real life. The question that begs for an answer is: What do we do with our past when we get married? The strong narrative voice combines with the crisp prose to create a reading experience that is enjoyable. The prose is atmospheric, the plot intriguing and the characters skillfully developed with psychological and emotional depth. Apart from her gift of storytelling, Sarah Stuart creates the kind of conflict that defines the dynamics of the story and keeps the reader utterly engaged. Two Face the World: Marry in Haste… is another excellent read for fans of contemporary romance.”

You can learn more about Sarah Stuart and “Two Face the World” at https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/two-face-the-world where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

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The Moral to This Story is…

You never know when you do something for the last time?

Rebecca Bryn

My husband and I were feeling a bit stressed. You know how it is, too much to do and never enough time: things piling up, blood pressure rising somewhat alarmingly, so we decided to have a day out and relax. We packed a picnic, loaded our cycles into the van, and took off for Brecon, about two and a half hours away from our home in West Wales. It’s an area we love, and we’d been thinking about buying a small boat on the Monmouth and Brecon canal and getting some quality ‘down-time’. A ride along the towpath was just what the doctor ordered, and we could look for boats for sale while we rode.

Now, my husband, James, is tall: six feet four inches to be precise, so finding anything to fit him, be it boat, bike, or clothes… a 34 inch inside leg, hands like hams, size 13…

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Two Face the World: Marry in Haste… Press Release

Author’s new book receives a warm literary welcome.

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Romance – Suspense book “Two Face the World” by Sarah Stuart, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KV1J62S.

Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

“Reviewed By Divine Zape for Readers’ Favorite
Two Face the World: Marry in Haste… by Sarah Stuart is a suspenseful romance with strong psychological hints, a second entry in a gripping romance series. I first read Three Against the World and was literally hypnotized by the author’s exploration of the emotional depth of the characters, but in this new novel, she takes the stakes higher. Richard and Maria are a new couple and while they have every reason to be happy, both are haunted by their past, both caught in a powerful, disturbing dilemma — face the truth of their past and risk their marriage or keep their secrets from each other and live in constant fear. But when their lives and property are attacked, they make the decision to uncover the person behind the attacks.

Sarah Stuart spins a tale that will resonate with readers. The characters are genuinely flawed and their humanity is deftly handled. The author has the gift of infusing the narrative with realism, making readers feel as though they are confronted with a story that unfolds before their gaze. The narrative starts with a powerful premise and deals with a problem that readers encounter in real life. The question that begs for an answer is: What do we do with our past when we get married? The strong narrative voice combines with the crisp prose to create a reading experience that is enjoyable. The prose is atmospheric, the plot intriguing and the characters skillfully developed with psychological and emotional depth. Apart from her gift of storytelling, Sarah Stuart creates the kind of conflict that defines the dynamics of the story and keeps the reader utterly engaged. Two Face the World: Marry in Haste… is another excellent read for fans of contemporary romance.”

You can learn more about Sarah Stuart and “Two Face the World” at https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/two-face-the-world where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

Readers’ Favorite LLC
Media Relations
Louisville, KY 40202
800-RF-REVIEW
support@readersfavorite.com
https://readersfavorite.com

Nonconformist or just bat-crap-crazy?

Every day matters, and the things, and people, that matter to me are equally important every day.
I hate Christmas – not the Christian meaning – the gluttony, drunkenness, and rotten TV for starters.
I sleep my way over the date change. The only one I truly enjoyed was the millenium, and that was because I got tickets to a marvellous opera/ballet at the Royal Albert Hall.

Author Theresa Jacobs

This will be one of my most self-debated, (should I or shouldn’t I), posts to date. It’s guaranteed to be the top controversial and I may even lose followers because of it.  I’m sure my husband will shake his head and wonder why I shared this with the world, but I’m tired of pretending…

I don’t believe in New Years Eve!

Okay that’s that factually inaccurate. I know it happens, I see everyone celebrating, heck I’ve even been to many parties over the years. Though each time when midnight struck and people whooped and kissed, I’d be trying to find the best place to hide so I wouldn’t have to fake enjoying that moment. 

I never got it. 

I don’t follow any religion and time was invented by man to make life easier. So why do we need one night to be the catalyst to launch our changes?

If you…

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